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TIIB GCUAHTON TBCTII, FRIDAY APTEIIKOON, SEPTEMBER 2, lCOi "CTL7 C'JTPITS REUNION OF MEN WHO ' WORKED ON GRAVITY. They Will Hold a Reunion at Nay A ug Park on Saturday Some Lead' ing Spirits. FROM MOTHER'S GRA VE TO POLICE STATION. v.: . T..l. . ..II ' - ' ." :' - ;' ' ' ', '"" 1 ; . ' ' - ' i v i: Young John Phillips A nested For Burglary ITO e have tne celebrated "Arnol4 Knit iSWbto." Matt f the toftest kind of ; fKtcrlal: nVhrmkable. mno. above ' til. .comfortable. " Baby Is dressed In ,T ,0ve minutes. No troutole'tq show them. Baby. Bazaar, US TasMagtbiAre. J U uuLj 1 f:. '' ) at Cemetery Gates While Returning , From Funeral. 3 DIG , LINE OF Ladies White Canvas Oxfords Goldsmith Dros., 304 Lockn. Ave. The Directors of this bank wlil be pleased to have you be - - come one of their patrons. THE PEOPLES BANK ' FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 2, 1904 - TO SUBSCRIBERS In case of any irregularity in the delivery of The Truth, subscribers will greatly oblige us by reporting the same promptly to the business office. Old 'phone, 199 - 2; new 'phone, 2856. ' THE TRUTH'S 'PHOXE CALLS. Old 'Phone. Business Office 199 - 2 News Room 199 - 3 West Scranton Office 445 - 4 ! ...... New 'Phone. Business Office 2856 Editor's Room S39 News Room 2846 DR.; G. E. HILL A SON. At home reliable. litf JOTTINGS. Will Resume Rehearsals The choir of the Penn Avenue Baptist church will resume their rehearsals to - night after the summer vacation. , Pay iay Monday The Lackawanna company will pay all of its collieries on Monday with the exception of the Diamond, Storrs, Manville and the Kingston district. . - . Reunion of Regiment. Company C, 203 Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Volunteers, will hold their annual reunion at the home of W. B. Lathrope at Elk Lake on September 14. Rifle Range Opened. Testerdav the Thirteenth regiment rifle range was opened for fall practice. Members may now begin practice for the tournament which will be held in a few weeks. , ' Sphwarts Appointed. Philip Schwartz, Schwartz, of Old Forge, was yesterday appointed appointed justice of peace for the borough borough by Governor Pennypacker. The appointment was made at the request of Attorney A. A. Vosbury. ' There was no opposition. Defendants Answer. In the case of E. J. Lynott against the City of Bcranton. et al., the defendants yesterday yesterday filed an answer. They denv that the plaintiff's bid for advertising was ever refused. Grafted Skin. Skin has been successfully successfully grafted upon the arm of Laura Green, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. E. M. Greit, of Green Ridge, by Dr. Reed Burns. Miss Green was severely severely burned some time ago by boiling boiling water. - Petition - Refused. A petition filed yesterday in the United States District Court . by Annie Robana, of West Scranton. to restrain Harry Goodman, the receiver In the bankruptcy case of Rouhanna and Amien, from disposing disposing of a box of tools valued atT35, was refused by Judge Archbald. Acting Superintendent. Miss Elizabeth Elizabeth E. Boyd, who for the last five months has been acting night superintendent superintendent at the Lackawanna hospital completed her duties last night at the hospital in that capacity. MIks Boyd is considered one of the most efficient nurses in the institution. She graduated graduated from the Lackawanna hospital training school and held the position ' of night superintendent until she returned returned to her southern home In 1903. v Who Delivers Your Freight? Scranton Transfer Co. has the best equipment for freight hauling and general delivery in the city. Office never closed. Both 'phones. 2Stf . - v MOOSIC LAKE Concerts at the pavilion every Sunday by Bauer's band. " Take MoosIc Lake or Drinker street cars. 25 - 26 - 27 - 1 - 2 - 3 "Uy advice to the ambitious ambitious young man of to - day is to get up early Get all the daylight you can Work in it Save in It. This has been the programme of my life and I am sure that any young man of today today may follow it and win fortune." Start your fortune fortune at once by opening an account with the Scranton Savings Bank. t Russell Sage Says: The reunion of the men who were conected with the old gravity roads, which will be held in Nay Aug Park to - morrow, promises to be an event of unusual importance. The reunion will begin about 9 o'clock in the morning and will continue until 5 o'clock In the afternoon. The principal speaker of the day will be Attorney Homer Greene, the well known author of Honesdale, who is acquainted acquainted with every detail In the history history of the gravity. His father, Giles Greene, was Tor many years a runner on the road, and was a familiar figure to execurslonists In the early eighties. Attorney Greene will give an address, commencing at 2 o'clock, in which the T2 ' ' DAVID J. SMITH, Oldest Living Former Employe of Pennsylvania Gravity Road. history of the road will be given in brief, in addition to personal reminiscences. reminiscences. It will be well worth while for any bf the citizens of our city to attend this reunion, if only to hear Mr. Greene speak. i - It is proposed to form a permanent organization of the gravity men, and to appoint a committee to draw up a constitution and have a record book published. The latter will contain the name of each man, what capacity he served the road in. and the length of service. Interesting; data as to the history history of the road will - also Tje" given. David J. Smith and James Healey, both of Dunmore, are the chief sources of Information. Mr. Smith kept a dairy during his connection with the road, and Mr. Healey was dispatcher of the coal trains. Both of the above named gentlemen will be on the record committee, and in addition Mr. Smith Is being prominently prominently mentioned for president of the organization. He will probably act as chairman of the meeting, and is chairman chairman of the committee of arrangements, being ably assisted by the following committee: John Watrous, A. C. Snyder, Snyder, W. H. Taylor, all of Dunmore; Al bert Shaeffer, of No. 12, and Thomas English, of Fittston. . " . The first gravity road was founded In 1S50 with William Moffit as supeiin tendent and John B. Smith as super visor of the engine building department. department. One year after the opening Mr. Moffit Moffit resigned and Mr. Smith succeeded him, continuing to hold that office up to the time of the abandoning of the road in 18S9. John Butler succeeded him as general supervisor. Both of the latter eentlemen are now deceased. The road was first called theVash - ington Gravity Road,: but the name was after a few years changed to the Pennsylvania Gravity Road. There were two nassenecr trains, one going from Hawley to Dunmore and back, and the otK?r Koing from Dtinmore to Hawley vice versa. The principal parsen ger service consisted of excursions to Lake Ariel, then Jones' Lake. There were about twelve coal trains doing service at that time between Hawley and Dunmore. George B. Smith, of Clay avenue, acted acted as private secretary to his father. Superintendent John B. Smith, for many years, and during the last few years of the road's existence the work of superintending fell alinoft entirely on his hands. He has taken a great interest interest in the reunion. j An invitation has also been extended to the employes of the' Delaware, and HudHon Gravity Road and it is expected expected that quite a number will be in attendance. The Delaware and Hudson gravity extended from Olyphant to Honesdale and ran until a much later later period than the Pennsylvania. The history of this road is also Interesting, Interesting, but as most of the employes reside in Honesdale the interest In that COLLEGES AM) SCHOOLS. ST. Thomas College SCRANTON, PA. Conducted by the Christian Brothers. Classical, scientific' and ' commercial courses. Preparatory department for young boys. Diplomas honored by the t'nlversities of the State and by the Board of Regents, New York. Studies will be resumed on Tuesday, September 6, 1904. . For particulars call on or address BROTHER E. LEWIS, President. When You are all tired out, feel weak, sleep does not give you resettle resettle digestion and appetite are poor, there Is no remedy so effective as a wine glass full of Stegmaier's Malt Extract Taken before meals and upon retiring. Order a dozen bottles sent, homo to - day. Price, $1.60. . v. , ,., STECMA1ER WIRW Scranton New 'Phone 1583 road is not as widespread as that of the Pennsylvania. It Is expected by the members of the committee that there will be In attendance attendance over four hundred employes of both roads. Among the prominent men who will be present, David J. Smith, of Cherry street, Dunmore, stands out conspicuous! conspicuous! He Is the oldest living employe of the gravity road In point of service, having served for forty - four years of the forty - nine of the road's existence. He held the positions of foreman of the office gang and superintendent of the water department. He is now 82 years of age and is still well and hearty. He has resided In Dunmore for fifty years and has raised a family of railroad men, having three sons and on son - in - law engaged in railroading. Among the others, who will attend, are Car Dispatcher Charles P. Savage, now of the county controller's office; Coal Dispatcher James Healey, foreman of the carpenter gang, George Simpson. Among the first engine runners on the road now living are Peter Siegel, Edward Edward Secor, William Correll, O. F. Correll, James Masters, of Dunmore; and Alderman James English, of Pitts - ton. A. C. Snyder, also of Dunmore, - was one of the pioneers, having served as a runner.. He gave up the gravity work in 1864, and since then has been employed employed as engineer on the Erie and the Lackawanna. His Is one of the leading spirits In the reunion. LABOR DAY AT VALLEY VIEW PARK. Base ball games, tug - of - war, dancing dancing and various other amusements. Two good addresses on labor. Auspices Pittston C. L. U. t2 CHILDREN'S SCHOOL SHOES. There is no shoe store In the city, perhaps, tfiat gives so much attention to children's shoes as does the Always Busy Shoe Store of Lewis & Reilly. Parents, therefore, in looking after the needs in the shoe line of the children, in preparation for school, should note this fact. At their stores you will find shoes for school children that have been made up especially for the Always Always Busy patrons. Their fit and wearing wearing qualities are superior to any In the market, and the prices, as usual, defy competition. Stores closed all day Monday, Monday, Labor Day. It Richards & Wlrth, the progressive clothiers of Lackawanna avenue, are furnishing Labor Day parade uniforms for the Brewery Workers, Nut and Bolt Workers, Structural Iron Workers, Machinist Union and the Electrical Workers. 2tl DEDICATION OF A NEW PIPE ORGAN. Dedication of the new pipe organ presented to the Calvary Baptist church of Taylor by Andrew Carnegi - 3 will be held commencing on next Tues day evening. Four recitals In which a i number of Scranton people will take part, will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings, as follows: Tuesday evening J. A. Pennington, organist: Miss ' Herletta Harris, soprano soprano soloist. Wednesday evening Haydn Evans, organist; Mrs. Brundage, John W. Jones, Will Jones, Taylor, vocalists; John Thomas, 'cello. Thursday evening Charles H. Doer - sam, organist; Mrs. Petersen,' Miss Elsie Elsie Powell. Miss Gertrude Watkins, vocalists; vocalists; Miss LIda Houser. violin. Friday night Mrs. D. B. Thomas, organist; organist; miscellanoues concert. MOOSIC LAKE . Conceits at the pavilion every Sunday by Bauer' - s band. Take Moosic Lake or Drinker street cars. 25 - 26 - 27 - 1 - 2 - 3 City and School Taxes, 1901. Pay your taxes before September 1, and avoid penalty. F. S. Barker, city treasurer. 3it4 PAWNEE RILL Exhibits on the Diamond Flats show ground Saturday, September 3rd, 1904. 2tl MRS CARRIE A. NATION BEGINS ANOTHER SUIT. The Pennsylvania railroad Is the defendant defendant in a suit of trespass begun here yesterday by Mrs. Carrie A. Nation. Nation. Mrs. Nation was arrested In the company's station at Pittsburg August 24, 1W3. She claims the arrest was unlawful and that the company's employes were responsible. She asks $25,000 damages. Attorney L. P. Wedeman represents her. We Would Suggest, For a day's recreation, that you spend next Sunday on the "Highlands of Wayne," at Poyntelle, Winwood, Preston Park or Hancock. Train leaves Scranton at 8:30 a, m., via N. Y. O. and W, R. R. Return fare, $1.00 . tl5 EXECUTIONS AGAINST TAX COLLECTORS ISSUED. County Solicitor C. C. Donovan yesterday yesterday issued executions agalnBt N. W. Stevens, tax collector of Moosic borough, borough, and Theodore Welland, tax collector collector of Dickson City borough, and their bondsmen. 6tevens has $38,000 of the county's money and Welland $42,596. The only other tax collector of 1902 who Is still In arrears Is William B. Evans, of the Fourth ward. It is expected that all three will settle up shortly and then Attorney Donovan will begin on the 1903 duplicate. PAWNEE BILL Exhibits on the Diamond l'luls show grounds Saturday, September 3rd, 1U01. 2tl COLLIDED WITH TROLLEY CAR, HORSE As the result of a collision between a Bellevue street - car and a big wagon of the Peoples Coal company, unaer the Seventh street bride early this morning, one of the horses that drew the vehicle was so seriously Injured that it had to be shot by Dr. Paget. The team was driven by Edwara ro - lan, a teamster in the employ of tne company, in tne aarxness unaer mo bridge, the street car comaea wun me 0.1101 ft WBtoa V THE LAMR BUREAU Carroll D. Wright Leaves Service of the National Government Government on Dec. I. " HIS PLACE MOST IMPORTANT On December j next, Hon. Carroll' D. J Will SCaifill IllB vdhivh a executive head of the bureau of labor statistics, which is now attached to the department of commerce and labor of the national government. After that date. Colonel Wright will devote his attention to his dutUs as president or Clark college, at Worcester, Mass., and to the preparation of the "Economic History of the United States," for the Carnegie Institute. , It will require great care on the part of the President to select the right man to succeed Colonel Wright. He handled the government's relations to labor with unusual tact and diplomacy and with such care thafhe has been retained by all the administrations since the time of Grover Cleveland. His work has established his reputation reputation as an authority on all matters pertaining pertaining to labor and caused his selection selection as the recorder of the Coal Strike commission and the umpire of disputes growing out of the Conciliation Board. MOOSIC LAKE. ; On Sunday and Labor Day there will be a forty minute train service to Moosic Lake between 12:15 and 8:15 p. m. Band concert by Bauer. The new railroad to Paupac Glen opened. Take Drinker St. or Moosic Lake cars. . 2t2 NOTICE. No school in the country Is able to qualify a student more rapidly than is the Scranton Business College. THE STUDENT'S PROGRESS DEPENDS UPON HIS. OWN EFFORTS HE IS NEITHER RETARDED BY BEING IN A CLASS COMPOSED OF THOSE LESS APT AND LESS INDUSTRIOUS INDUSTRIOUS THAN HIMSELF; NOR IS HE HURRIED ALONG FASTER THAN IS CONSISTENT WITH THOROUGHNESS. THOROUGHNESS. Each teacher does all In his power to make the student's advancement advancement as rapid as possible, and with this end in view, gives much private as well as class Instruction. - It takes somewhat somewhat longer to complete a course in the Scranton. Business College than It does in an inferior school. lt2 EMPLOYMENT BUREAU OF THE Y. M. C. A. The Y. M. C. A. has issued a circular concerning its employment bureau from which we cull the following:, "The Scranton Young men's Christian Christian Association is conducting an employment employment bureau in connection with its educational department. As far as employers employers and employes are concerned the work of this department is intended intended to be purely a hard - headed business business proposition. We make no charge to either party for our services in the matter, but having secured a situation for a man, we wish him to understand that we have done our part and that he must hold the position entirely by the merits of his own work, and not ttfrough any influence we might be able to exert; and we wish the employer to know that we expect him to deal altogether independently witi any man we send to him that we do not expect him to retain the services of a man who has objectionable habits or manners, manners, or who cannot, or will not, do the work s well or as cheaply as others who might be employed to do it." OBITUARY JOHN LOFTUS. John Loftus, 60 years, and one of the widely known pioneers of Scranton, and a veteran of the civil war, died yesterday yesterday in Honesdale after a lingering illness. Mr. Loftus was well known and highly esteemed in this vicinity, having been born here and' living for more than half a century in what is remembered as the old Beamish homestead homestead in the Twelfth ward. . He was one of the first employes of the Laikawanha Iron and Vteel company company at its establishment; when the plant was removed to Buffalo, Mr. Loftus Loftus went with it. A month ago his fulling fulling health prompted hiin te move to Honesdale, but ho continued to grow worse until death relieved - him. He is survived by his wife and one son, John P. Loftus, the prominently known druggist in this city. The funeral services, will be held tomorrow tomorrow morning at Honesdale. PERSONAL, Mrs. Jonathan Thomas and son, William, William, of Schlager boulevard, are home from Waverly. Mrs. James Leyshon and daughter, Lydla, of North Rebecca ,ayenue, are home from Waverly. . . Mallcarrier Benjamin Jones, of Dorothy Dorothy street, Is at Lake Sheridan and his family will leave for that place tomorrow. tomorrow. Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Truesdale, of Hampton street, have returned home from Syracuse, where they attended the funeral of the former's mother. HAD TO BE SHOT wagon before the motorman had time to stop the car or the teamster to draw rein on the horses. ' ' Folun Jumped from the seat and saved himself, but one of the horses was caught almost full by the car and seriously seriously hurt One of its legs was broken, while the body was otherwise cut up In places and it was decided to put - the animal out of his misery. So Dr. Paget was summoned and the horse was shot. r ' ' - . The earth had not yet covered his. mother's casket when John Phillips, a sixteen - year - old youth of 910 Swet - land street, was arrested by the police on a charge of burglary as he was coming coming from the funeral of his parent, Mrs. John F. Nolan, in Washburn street cemetery, yesterday. The boy was Implicated by John Van Dyke, already In the hands of the police, police, as a partner In a number of small burglaries committed recently. Fearing Fearing that Phillips would get wind of the arrest of Van Dyke, Superintendent Day dispatched Patrolmen Bradshaw and Collins, 111 .civilian clothes, to arrest arrest the youth. They followed the youth to the cemetery, cemetery, their purpose . unknown to the mourners until after the body had been laid away and the cortege started for home. Approaching the chief, mourners' mourners' carriage, wherein was the accused youth, they stopped It and placed Phillips Phillips under arrest. ,, The prisoner was taken .to the City Hall police station, where he refused to answer, the questions propounded by the police.' Van Dyke, the other youth. Is but 17 years old, and was arrested early" yesterday yesterday morning by the same policemen on the viaduct, attracting their. attention attention by his bulging clothes and suspicious suspicious actions. - . - An Investigation revealed that his pockets were stuffed with cigars, cigarettes cigarettes and candy, and under rigid questioning questioning he admitted that he stole them from the stand of Pete Ferretti, on the east end of the West Lackawanna avenue avenue bridge, near Roche's hotel. JUDGE GRAY HAS CONSENTED TO ACT. He Will Give an Opinion on the Check Weighman and Docking Docking Boss Question. HIS LETTER RECEIVED TODAY. Judge George Gray has consented to give a decision in the check weigh - ' men and docking boss question and expressed his willingness in a letter to Secretary of the Conciliation Board Thomas D. Nicholls. Mr. Nicholls received received the latter this morning. . It was just as was expected,' btu the knowledge that Judge Gray has formally formally consented to act will be welcome JUDGE GEORGE GRAY. news to the 40.000 miners involved in the check weighman dispute. In his letter Judge Gray consented to act, but he fixed no date or place. That will be decided later. Now the amicable settlement of the question is an assured fact, as both operators and miners agreed to abide by Judge Gray's decision, and for this reason there is joy throughout the valley valley today. . . The confidence in Judge Gray's ability ability to decide the dispute justly is felt by both sides, and It is a mater of little little moment which side he decides for, as all prospects of a strike are past. Bring It here on Friday, Saturday, Saturday, Monday, Sept. 1, 3 and 6 and get . , , tTT)(TT GREEN rfiiUJJ TRADING WVU STAMPS with a $1.00 or mora purchase. Truth. Hahon's Shoe S ore. 328 LacKawan a Av . FULTON ft BRADBURY Fire Insurance 601 Connell Bld'rf., Scranton. BOTH 'FHONSV ' ff' ' - J To break intohe place required considerable considerable daring and nerve. Inasmuch as Van Dyke was compelled to climb over the bridfce railing and stand on a narro,w ledge of rock overhanging the D. & H. tracks, . nearly one hundred feet below. Standing on this ledge, where a misstep meant sure death, he broke open a window in the rear ena of the atand and entered. ' During his confession a . telephone mesrtge notified the superintendent that P. F. Lynott & Bro.'s produce house had also been entered during the same night, but nothing of value taken. Turning quickly and asking "what time did you break into Lynott's place?" the prisoner, taken off his gfiard, replied "about 2:30." 'Realizing he was caught, the youth then told the whole story, further con fessing that he and Phillips had also burglarized the store of Peter Miller, at 4;8 - North Main - avenue, on two different different occasions, once on the night of July 3 and again on August 23, securing each time a haul of smokers' goods. He stated that the committed the Ferretti Ferretti and Lynott Jobs alone. This he said was because his pal's mother was dead. The latter confessed to being a party to - several West Scranton bunglaries, and both signed written - .confessions. The police tried to fasten a number of other jobs on the two young burglars, but they denied having had a hand in any others. They will be arraigned this afternoon. . ' Van Dyke's father and uncle have been in the hands of the police heretofore. heretofore. ' ; PAWNEE BILL Exhibits on the Diamond Flats show grounds Saturday, September 3rd, 1904. 2U ; ' MOOSIC LAKE Concerts at the pavilion every Sunday by Baner's band. Take Moosic Lake or Drinker street cars. . . . 25 - 26 - 27 - 1 - 2 - 3 Our Last Offer of Men's and Young Men's Suits A at a sacrifice, $12 suits for $7.00 - Every suit all wool and union made, with hair cloth front that will not break. Broad shoulders, very, stylishly stylishly designed throughout. For young men from 14 to 19 years and for men, 34 to 42 chest measurements. Friday and Saturday, $7.00 Y K ( " n&ALiUlAKI&K) rUK Contractors' Supplies ALSO Special Bolts and Rods Madi to Order. 126 - 128 - 130 - 132 Franklin kit C j Make llio orricr - takcr umlerstauri i 1 llmt you wnnt our v Gold Dust GRANULATED Corn Meal . A lO - pound package Is a small quantity, but you'll find a lot of satisfaction satisfaction in it. Dickson Mill and Grain Co Providence Road. UI Fine Wool Dlankets : We have Just received a largre ship , ment of fine wool Blankets which w will offer at attractive prices fop th, next few days. . . " , x - . The, wools used in the manufacture, of these Blankets are of combed lected yarns and undergo a sanitarj; process. This does away with all for - ' elgn substances, oil, grease, etc., and' leaves the product as white and pure - a? a snow flake. : We have Blankets to suit every ' need In more qualities and sizes than ' we could possibly catalogue here.' '. ' A Few Special Numbers: At $3.00 Fine quality all wool Blankets, valu ' $5.00. . ' At $4.00 'Better quality, full size California wool Blankets, value $6.00. At $6.50, $0.50 and $10.00 Superior quality, with fancy border' in all .colors. . ' Extra Sizes 12 - 4 Super Wool Blankets $.50 up 13 - 4 Super Wool Blankets $8.50 up 1 Single bed and cradle Blanket in " all grades. 5'0 - S'a Lacka. Avenue. Big Dluo Trading Stamp Offer for a few days only on the clearing clearing up of men's, women's and children's children's oxfords and sandals. 50 Blue Trading Trading Stamps rlth your first $1.00 purchase , or over if you brine this Truth coupon. Jas. J. Casey. Good until Sept. . Jas. J. Casey, Footwear that wears. 222 Lackawanna Ave. New 'fr'ione 295L 7 Our Annual Sale of Fish Rods Will interest all fishermen, Balance of stock will be Sold at Cost to'clear up lines for the season. ROBINSON & ADAMS CO. SPRUCE STREET, Opposite Court House. With one package of Grand lion Soapowder 25 cents a package while they lat, ' a good Blze water drop tea pot. Call and see them. GRAND UNION TEA CO. 811 Iirkawanna Avenue, 118 and 118 South Main Avenue. oth 'Phones. V

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